Tim Henderson

Tim Henderson

Tim Henderson covers demographics for Stateline. He has been a reporter at the Miami Herald, the Cincinnati Enquirer and the Journal News.

Less driving but more deaths: Spike in traffic fatalities puzzles lawmakers

By: - November 10, 2023

People are driving fewer miles than they were in 2019, but more are dying on roadways.

A historic housing construction boom may finally moderate rent hikes

By: - October 18, 2023

More than 1.65 million housing units were under construction last year, the highest annual number since federal record-keeping started in 1984.

States hope finding jobs for migrants will help clear shelter overload

By: - October 6, 2023

The question of how to handle an influx of migrants is a quandary in states and cities around the country.

Death rates for people under 40 have skyrocketed. Blame fentanyl.

By: - September 5, 2023

Accidental overdose became the No. 1 cause of death in 13 states for people under 40; it’s now the top cause in 37 states.

Death counts remain high in some states even as COVID fatalities wane

By: - August 23, 2023

After historic increases during the pandemic, deaths in most of the country are nearing a return to pre-pandemic levels.

Few states extend fertility treatment coverage to Medicaid recipients

By: - August 10, 2023

Twenty-one states require private insurers to cover fertility treatments, and more are considering it as fertility rates drop and more women postpone childbirth.

Fertility health coverage is still hard to come by in many states

By: - July 31, 2023

More states are considering mandating that private insurers cover fertility treatments to help people start a family without the crushing out-of-pocket expenses

Despite pandemic pay boost, low-wage workers still can’t afford basic needs

By: - July 10, 2023

Employers grappling with a nationwide labor shortage gave low-wage workers the largest pay increases in most states between 2019 and last year, but many of those workers are struggling to cover the inflated costs of basic expenses.